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In city-wide elections Tuesday, an astounding 76.6 percent of Los Angeles voters " emphatically endorsed " the growing national call for a constitutional amendment, declaring "Only People Are People." The resolution, Proposition C , calls for a constitutional amendment that would overturn the 2010 Supreme Court ruling and limit the rights of ... (more)
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A lot of people have attacked JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon over the years, including this author.
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An oversized puppet of the Wendy's mascot, provided by the People's Puppets of Occupy Wall Street, took part in silent street theater to convince the fast food giant to sign onto the Fast Food campaign.
With Illinois poised to approve fracking - and regulations they swear will protect them - Gasland II , the second part of Josh Fox' acclaimed anti-fracking documentary, kicked off a 23-stop nationwide tour of the film with a free showing in Normal sponsored by Illinois People's Action.
The journalism world has been rightly outraged by the Justice Department dragging the Associated Press into one of its sprawling leak investigations.
The most egregious rights violations tend to happen against the voiceless; those who have neither the platform nor resources to articulate their grievances to the broader world.
Since 2009, Voices for Creative Nonviolence has maintained a grim record we call the "The Afghan Atrocities Update" which gives the dates, locations, numbers and names of Afghan civilians killed by NATO forces.
Researchers believe new findings about the curious locomotion of fire ants could give engineers lessons for building automated search-and-rescue robots designed to hunt for human victims trapped underground.
Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe, both Republicans, have consistently voted against funding disaster aid for other parts of the country.
Laborers digging a water ditch just 200 yards from a former US Special Forces outpost in Afghanistan have discovered the body of a missing Afghan man, Sayid Mohammad, who was last seen being taken to the base after being taken into custody by men associated with the US military.
Many heroes asserted themselves in Oklahoma yesterday, from the first responders digging through the rubble for survivors, to the teachers who shielded children from the massive tornado that touched down as the school day was ending.
Source: Associated Press May 20, 1:25 PM EDT Angry mob pelts man thought to be sex attacker By STEVEN K. PAULSON Associated Press DENVER -- Residents angry that police had not warned them about sex assaults of children took matters into their own hands, chasing down a man they thought was the attacker, pelting him with rocks and leaving him with a ... (more)
Source: CBS News Another tornado touched down near Oklahoma City and is moving northeast, the National Weather Service confirmed, bringing more dangerous weather that has already claimed the lives of two people since Sunday.
A child is pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers Monday, May 20, 2013.
There is word of another controversial leak investigation by the Department of Justice.
Source: From KFOR TV, Oklahoma City MOORE, Okla. - Officials have confirmed at least 91 people have been killed in the Moore tornado Monday.
Extremist radio host Pete Santilli is defending and reiterating his inflammatory attacks on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, stating on his program that he wants "to shoot her in the vagina and let her suffer right before my eyes." In a May 17 rant captured by Right Wing Watch, Santilli called for the Bush family and President Obama to be ... (more)